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Creator:
John Constable, 1776–1837, British
Title:
Landscape at East Bergholt
Date:
ca. 1805
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 x 8 1/2 inches (17.8 x 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark: 1801

Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite, verso, upper left: "East Bergholt"; inscribed in pen and black ink, verso, upper left: "East Bergholt"; in later hand in graphite, verso, upper center: "J.C."; bottom right: "13"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4660
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | sheep | trees
Associated Places:
East Bergholt | England | Europe | Suffolk | United Kingdom
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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English Landscape (Paul Mellon Collection) 1630-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-07-17)

Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09)

Masters of British Painting: John Constable (Musée du Louvre, 2002-10-08 - 2003-01-13)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13)

Publications:
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Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, pp. 18-19, fig. 5, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, The early paintings and drawings of John Constable, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 1996, p. 64 (v.1), no. 5.30, pl. 270 [v.2], NJ18 C74 R484 1996 + (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8093
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